List of lieutenant governors of Iowa

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This is a list of lieutenant governors of Iowa.

History[edit]

Prior to 1990, the governor and lieutenant governor were elected in separate elections; since then they have run together on the same ticket.[citation needed]

List[edit]

# Image Lt. Governor Took Office Left Office Party Governor(s) served under
1 Oran Faville, First Lieutenant-Governor - History of Iowa.jpg Oran Faville 1858 1860 Republican Ralph P. Lowe
2 Nicholas Johann Rusch.jpg Nicholas J. Rusch 1860 1862 Samuel J. Kirkwood
3 No image.svg John R. Needham 1862 1864
4 Enoch W. Eastman - History of Iowa.jpg Enoch W. Eastman 1864 1866 William M. Stone
5 Benjamin F. Gue - History of Iowa.jpg Benjamin F. Gue 1866 1868
6 Colonel John Scott - History of Iowa.jpg John Scott 1868 1870 Samuel Merrill
7 Madison Miner Walden.jpg Madison Miner Walden 1870 1871
8 No image.svg Henry C. Bulis 1871 1874
Cyrus C. Carpenter
9 No image.svg Joseph Dysart 1874 1876
10 Governor Newbold with signature.jpg Joshua G. Newbold 1876 1877 Samuel Kirkwood
11 No image.svg Frank T. Campbell 1878 1882 John H. Gear
12 No image.svg Orlando H. Manning 1882 1886 Buren R. Sherman
13 John A. T. Hull - History of Iowa.jpg John A. T. Hull 1886 1890 William Larrabee
14 No image.svg Alfred N. Poyneer 1890 1892 Horace Boies
15 Samuel Bestow.jpg Samuel L. Bestow 1892 1894 Democratic
16 Warren S. Dungan - History of Iowa.jpg Warren S. Dungan 1894 1896 Republican Frank D. Jackson
17 No image.svg Matt Parrott 1896 1898 Francis M. Drake
18 James C. Milliman.jpg James C. Milliman 1898 1902 Leslie M. Shaw
19 No image.svg John Herriott 1902 1907 Albert B. Cummins
20 Warren Garst.jpg Warren Garst 1907 1908
21 Lieutenant Governor George W. Clarke.jpg George W. Clarke 1909 1913 Beryl F. Carroll
22 William Lloyd Harding in 1915.jpg William L. Harding 1913 1917 George W. Clarke
23 Ernest Robert Moore.jpg Ernest Robert Moore 1917 1921 William L. Harding
24 John Hammill.png John Hammill 1921 1925 N. E. Kendall
25 Clem Kimball.png Clem F. Kimball 1925 1928 John Hammill
26 Arch W. McFarlane.png Arch W. McFarlane 1928 1933
Daniel Webster Turner
27 Nelson G. Kraschel.png Nelson G. Kraschel 1933 1937 Democratic Clyde L. Herring
28 John K. Valentine.png John K. Valentine 1937 1939 Nelson G. Kraschel
29 Bourke B. Hickenlooper.jpg Bourke B. Hickenlooper 1939 1943 Republican George A. Wilson
30 Robert Blue - Official Portrait - 49th GA.jpg Robert D. Blue 1943 1945 Bourke B. Hickenlooper
31 Kenneth Evans.png Kenneth A. Evans 1945 1951 Robert D. Blue
William S. Beardsley
32 William H. Nicholas.png William H. Nicholas 1951 1953
33 Leo Elthon.png Leo Elthon 1953 1957
Leo A. Hoegh
34 William H. Nicholas.png William H. Nicholas 1957 1959 Herschel C. Loveless
35 Edward J. McManus.png Edward J. McManus 1959 January 12, 1961 Democratic
36 William L. Mooty.png W. L. Mooty January 12, 1961 January 17, 1965 Republican Norman A. Erbe
Harold E. Hughes
37 Robert D. Fulton.png Robert D. Fulton January 17, 1965 January 1, 1969 Democratic
38 Roger Jepsen.JPG Roger Jepsen January 16, 1969 January 1973 Republican Robert D. Ray
39 Arthur Neu.png Arthur A. Neu January 1973 January 12, 1979
40 Terry Branstad attends recommissioning ceremony for USS Iowa, Apr 28, 1984.JPEG Terry Branstad January 12, 1979 January 14, 1983
41 Robert T. Anderson.png Robert T. Anderson January 14, 1983 January 1987 Democratic Terry Branstad
42 Jo Ann Zimmerman.jpg Jo Ann Zimmerman January 1987 January 1991
43 Joy Corning.jpeg Joy Corning January 1991 January 15, 1999 Republican
44 Sally Pederson.jpg Sally Pederson January 15, 1999 January 12, 2007 Democratic Tom Vilsack
45 Patty Judge.jpg Patty Judge January 12, 2007 January 14, 2011 Chet Culver
46 Kim Reynolds - Official Portrait - 83rd GA.jpg Kim Reynolds January 14, 2011 May 24, 2017 Republican Terry Branstad

Living former U.S. Lieutenant Governors of Iowa[edit]

As of May 2017, there are eight former U.S. lieutenant governors of Iowa who are currently living at this time, the oldest U.S. lieutenant governor of Iowa being Roger Jepsen (served 1969–1973, born 1928). The most recent death of a former U.S. lieutenant governor of Iowa was that of Joy Corning (served 1991–1999, born 1932), on May 20, 2017.

Lt. Governor Lt. Gubernatorial term Date of birth (and age)
Robert D. Fulton 1965–1969 (1929-05-13) May 13, 1929 (age 88)
Roger Jepsen 1969–1973 (1928-12-23) December 23, 1928 (age 88)
Terry E. Branstad 1979–1983 (1946-11-17) November 17, 1946 (age 70)
Robert T. Anderson 1983–1987 (1945-03-08) March 8, 1945 (age 72)
Jo Ann Zimmerman 1987–1991 (1936-12-24) December 24, 1936 (age 80)
Sally Pederson 1999–2007 (1951-01-13) January 13, 1951 (age 66)
Patty Judge 2007–2011 (1943-11-02) November 2, 1943 (age 73)
Kim Reynolds 2011–2017 (1959-08-04) August 4, 1959 (age 57)

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